Posts Tagged ‘“Argo”’

85th Annual Academy Awards Results

— by ADAM POYNTER — Last night, the most prestigious awards of the year were presented to the leaders in the entertainment industry at the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Oscar host Seth MacFarlane presided over the festivities as emcee, and while he did an OK job, the entire night was prett[...]

Argo Tops 2012 OFCS Award Winners

— by BEV QUESTAD — The 2012 Online Film Critics Society Awards have been announced and “Argo” heads the honors winning Best Picture. While also nominated, “Zero Dark Thirty” has proven contentious in its depiction of torture. While every American should see it, the politically sa[...]

Argo Hits $100 Million Mark at Box Office

Ben Affleck’s widely acclaimed dramatic thriller “Argo” has crossed the $100 million mark at the domestic box office, it was announced by Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures president of domestic distribution. In making the announcement, Fellman stated, “‘Argo’ is [...]

Review: Argo

— by BEV QUESTAD — This is a riveting, masterfully directed important movie that celebrates the true American spirit. This is the story of Tony Mendez. He takes risks, sees what’s right and lets his guts and conscience lead the way. Ben Affleck, both director and lead, reflects the con[...]

Argo Soundtrack Available Today

WaterTower Music has released “Argo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” to all digital retailers. The original music was composed by four-time Academy Award nominee Alexandre Desplat. “We needed to find a theme that we would use throughout — obviously different instrumentation and tempo[...]

Filming Underway on Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’

Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and GK Films’ dramatic thriller “Argo,” directed by and starring Ben Affleck (“The Town,” “Gone Baby Gone”). The film is being produced by Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Based on true[...]